2.0 Electro-Motive Division SD70M-2 diesel locomotive
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Price: Direct-current with 21-pin NEM connector, $249.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $339.98
Era: 2005+ to 2019+ (varies depending on paint scheme)
Manufacturer: Athearn Trains, 2904 Research Rd., Champaign, IL 61822, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
2.0 Electro-Motive Division SD70M-2 diesel locomotive features:
- All-wheel drive and electrical pickup
- Celcon handrails
- Detailed cab interior
- Detailed fuel tank with fillers, gauges, and breather pipes
- Flexible rubber m.u. and trainline hoses
- McHenry scale couplers
- New light-emitting-diode lighting features, including illuminated number boxes, ground lights, and working marker lights on applicable CN units
- Removable cab roof
- See-through cab windows
- Upgraded tooling with new walkway variants and etched-metal see-through steps
- Wire grab irons
- Available now
Road Names: Florida East Coast (RailAmerica scheme in three road numbers), Canadian National (Grand Trunk heritage and CN 25 years in one number each; red, white, and black in two numbers), Norfolk Southern (Thoroughbred scheme in three numbers), Providence & Worcester (orange and brown in two numbers), and Vermont Ry. (red and white in two numbers).
Company Information: Athearn Trains offers model railroad equipment in N and HO scales. The company is part of Horizon Hobby and is based in Champaign, Ill.
Reproduced from Athearn news release December 2020
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